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Jan 28, 2013 2:00am PST
campaigns. >> the president prepares to take some knocks again. mr. obama will press immigration reform starting with a trip to las vegas on tuesday and trying to make promises on what he failed to deliver on the first term. >> we are going without a clear statement of poll sigh which is unacceptable. >> it includes a pathway of citizenship for illegal immigrants. some conservative lawmakers are not on board with that idea. it may be pushing more toward an agreement. >> i am confident and guardedly optimistic that this time we can get it done. >> abc news, new york. >> new at 11:00, a couple was rescued from the icy hudson river after their plane crashed and sank. police say the couple was on a sight seeing trip. the plane crashed late this afternoon. the couple was wearing life vests and they were able to get out of the plane before it sank. they were rescued in 30 minutes and are hospitalized in stable condition. >>> some extraordinary video from turkey tonight. what you are looking at is the trail left in the sky of a plane with an engine on fire. somebody took these pictures after b
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am PST
years without a clear statement. that is not acceptable. >> tomorrow, president obama heads to las vegas with his own plan promising that reform during the 2008 campaign but failed to flavor in the first term with 7 in ten latino voters supporting president obama in 2012 election republicans now appear more willing to play ball. >> there is a new appreciation on both sides of the aisle including more more on the republican side. >> americans support it. latino voters expect it. democrats want it. republicans need it. >> as washington lawmakers prepare to act some states are taking action. over the weekend, illinois became the fourth state to allow illegal immigrants to get a driver's license. >> this morning, a state lawmaker plans to unveil legislation to create a state-wide earthquake warning system. los angeles area state senator says such a system could minimize death and destruction for major earthquakes. japan and a few others have earthquake-warning systems. experts will be on hand for introduction of the bill. a few seconds of warning could give people extra time to take cover be
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
again. mr. obama will press immigration reform starting with a trip to las vegas on tuesday and trying to make promises on what he failed to deliver on the first term. >> we are going without a clear statement of poll sigh which is unacceptable. >> it includes a pathway of citizenship for illegal immigrants. some conservative lawmakers are not on board with that idea. it may be pushing more toward an agreement. >> i am confident and guardedly optimistic that this time we can get it done. >> abc news, new york. >> new at 11:00, a couple was rescued from the icy hudson river after their plane crashed and sank. police say the couple was on a sight seeing trip. the plane crashed late this afternoon. the couple was wearing life vests and they were able to get out of the plane before it sank. they were rescued in 30 minutes and are hospitalized in stable condition. >>> some extraordinary video from turkey tonight. what you are looking at is the trail left in the sky of a plane with an engine on fire. somebody took these pictures after being hit by lightning. there is panic in the cabin. the
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
and ideas on how to curb gun violence. >> president obama will travel to las vegas to unveil the plan for immigration reform. today, a bipartisan group of senators will lay out their version. the plan to be announced in half an hour including a path to citizenship if millions of illegal immigrants already in the country covering board security and guest workers. the new plan could face a big hurdle in the house which is dominated by conservative republicans who have shown little interest in easing immigration laws. >> now in san francisco, u.s. supreme court justice sotomayor is getting ready to address a big crowd. she will be at van ness today to discuss her new best-selling memoir. the book recounts her life from a bronx housing project to the federal bench, sotomayor made history becoming the first hispanic and third woman appointed to the my court. premium seats for the event which include a copy of her book, starts at $70. >> great event. a great day, today, too, for it. >> probably as cold as it will be all week. this is. ryville -- this is from emeryville. this is ahead of a w
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Jan 30, 2013 1:40am PST
. >> absolutely. and also this morning, president obama's push for immigration reform. now members of the senate must search for common ground in their goal to help 11 million undocumented immigrants. >>> later this half hour, hillary clinton's long list of accomplishments as she gets ready to leave her job. what are her immediate and long-term plans? >> it's the long-term plans -- >> that will fuel a lot of speculation. >> that's right. and in some parts of the country, you are what you drive. what was this guy thinking when he decided to build a car that looks kind of like a banana? >> kind of? it's not a cantaloupe. look at that thing. i give him points for creativity. something different on the roadways. >> i'd check it out. >> it's not your average honda civic. i'll give him that. >>> but first, new details of that rare operation which gave an iraqi war vet new arms. the 26-year-old new yorker showed off his transplanted arms just yesterday. >> abc's diana perez reports on this milestone operation. >> reporter: his story is one of bravery and heroism. he lost both arms and legs in iraq four
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Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> and president obama travels to las vegas today to sell his ideas for immigration reform. yesterday, top lawmakers from both parties pledged to get a wide-ranging perform bill through the senate by summer. included in that bill would be a provision to grant legal status to more than 10 million illegal immigrants in this country. senator john mccain concedes it's a critical issue for republicans as support for the party among hispanics has dropped dramatically. >>> protesters in egypt are defying the government-ordered nighttime curfew and state of emergency. young people battled with police near two, major hotels. abc's lama hasan has just arrived in cairo. >> reporter: it is even when we were driving in from the airport, we saw the remnants of the battle that had been taking place between the protesters and the police force for five-consecutive days. and as soon as we get closer to tahrir square, which is the birthplace of the revolution two years ago, one of the bridges leading into the square has been closed off to all traffic. and as i said, people here are anticipating the violence,
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 1:40am PST
. >>> this is a big day for president obama. he will announce his plans for immigration reform today in the state of nevada. you'll hear how eight senators as we told you about yesterday, are pushing for similar reforms and what it means for the entire country. the most significant overhaul perhaps of our immigration system that we have seen in a long, long time. lots of talk for a couple of decades now. finally some action perhaps. >> and sort of an unlikely spokesperson to me. i think senator mccain has become the face of the eight senators and that's fascinating. >> he's had some very strong and blunt language why they're doing this. we'll get to that in a second. >>> and later this half hour, chris brown gets in trouble again, and los angeles police are investigating serious allegations involving another singing star. we'll sort all of that out in "the skinny." >> sorry. i needed a little sip. i needed to cool down after hearing that chris brown news. back in trouble again. he had the rihanna incident, he had some other stuff. then the "gma" incident more than a year ago. >> never ending for
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> happening now. president obama is expected to leave the white house to travel to las vegas and that's ere he will lay out his vision for immigration reform. he is calling for a pathway citizenship for the illegal immigrants and more effective mechanisms for employers to verify a worker's status. it comes after a bipartisan group of workers created a frame work for 11 million people living here illegally in the u.s.. it happened today in washington d.c.. senate expected to confirm john kerry as secretary of state. confirmation hearings went well. president obama nominated the massachusetts senator to replace outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. with kerry's confirmation all but assured. secretary clinton will officially leave her post at the state department by this friday. >> steve ballmer is distancing his group that is trying to buy the sacramento king and move to seattle. microsoft is not taking part in the group trying to buy the cimmings. ballmeris involved as a individual and not microsoft ceo. there was controversy when the state was asked to review the business relationship i
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 2:40am PST
reforms that president obama has proposed so far. mark greenblatt, abc news, new york. >> thank you, mark. of course, the president signed several executive orders. that was the first salvo in all of this. now the tougher battle is capitol hill. even senator feinstein said the chances of this getting passed are unlikely but it's a battle worth having. we'll see what happens once it hits capitol hill. >> i think most americans, especially after newtown, they do support some sort of gun control. perhaps not an aggressive form of gun control, but something. so why wouldn't it at least be possible? >> if the public is for it, you think capitol hill would respond. from '94 to 2004 in this country, we had an assault weapons ban. and you listen to people who supported it they say it worked and had the effect. you listen to the nra and other folks who say it didn't work. i just want to see one final concrete, nonpartisan study that says did the one we did from '94 to 2004 really work? >> there was studies, though. >> there was, but they always say conflicting things. you don't get a final word, a
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am PST
momentum towards immigration reform. a bipartisan group from the house is working on legislation similar to proposals by senate negotiators and president obama. the groundbreaking measure could be unveiled within a matter of days. president obama says he would like the whole process wrapped up in six months. >> it's been too long since we reformed the system. and we're starting to see a bipartisan consensus build around this. >> florida lawmaker mario diaz has seen a sea change on the issue on both sides. >>> senator kerry's seat has been moved on since he moved on to secretary of state. william mo cohen. cohen will be on the job until a special election in june. it's the first time in history there will be two african-americans serving in the senate. the other is tim scott of south carolina. >>> and congress is expected to hold another so-called bipartisan date night when the president delivers the state of the union address next month. for the third-straight year dozens of lawmakers plan to break tradition by sitting with members of the opposing party. it's all to symbolize the importa
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am PST
of senators laid out a plan for immigration reform, president obama unveils his own proposal today when he visits las vegas. the president's plan is said to be more liberal. offering illegal immigrants a faster path to citizenship. >>> a murder mystery in southern california. a prominent doctor has been shot and killed. robert gilbert, a urologist known for his local tv commercials was found in his exam room with seven gunshot wounds. the suspect arrested in the same room, is described as a patient in his 70s. police are trying to figure out the motive. >>> finally, we saw at the top of the show, it could be a ride in the history books. take a look. a photographer caught an image of garrett mcnamara. you can barely see him because he's riding what is thought to be a 100-foot wave in portugal. a ten-story building looming behind him. if confirmed, mcnamara would break his own world record he set in the same spot in portugal riding this wave, a mere 78 feet at the same beach in 2011. >> i didn't know they had waves that big in portugal. wow. incredible. you surfed them a lot, right? >> i sur
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
touched down in las vegas. president obama has not come out. plane yet but he is arriving on a visit focusing on immigration reform. he set to speak before noontime. he is expected to lay out his vision for comprehensive immigration legislation including a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants, latinos make up more than a quarter of the population of nevada and they voted for president obama by a two to one margin last fall. >> a warning this morning for men who like to eat a lot of fried foods. researchers say men who heated donuts, fried chicken and fish at least once a week 30% more likely to develop prostate cancer. they are linked to more aggressive forms of the disease. the increased risk may lie in the oil that can make possibly carcinogenic problems. >> echo summit, a lack of wayne have rain in the past week brought the pack down to 97% on friday. officials currently estimated they will only be deliver 40% of the wait that public agencies are requesting this year. we know we need a good storm. the question is, is there wouldn't horizon? >> not in the next two weeks. w
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm PST
for reform. one of them being that concern to us is what tough mean autos community leaders think republicans got a message in november election with 70% of the voters supported president obama. >> senate has a change to create a bipartisan coalition wex need both parties to succeed. >> immigration reform may face tough opposition in the house, the president is moving forward and going to be in las vegas tomorrow to outline his vision for immigration reforms. >> tonight money matters mixed results from wall street. dow lost 14 points but nasdaq went up after a good showing from apple. it was nearly $10 a share. an executive of warns and noble says it will accelerate the closing of stores. and jc penny said it's bringing back sales it abandoned when adopting an every day low pricing policy, also new price tags and signs to let you know how much you're saving by shopping there. >> boy scouts will lift a controversial long time ban on gay members according to abc news, saying national board meets next week to officially end this policy. tonight abc 7 news has reaction from a former eagle scout w
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am PST
. that is unacceptable in this nation of immigrants. >> tomorrow, president obama headed to los angeles with his own immigration reform plans and promised that reform during the 2008 campaign but failed to deliver in the first term. >> this morning a state lawmaker plans to unveil legislation to create a state-wide earthquake warning system. los angeles area state senator says that could minimize death and destruction for major earthquakes, japan and a few other nations have earthquake warning systems, and experts will be on hand for introduction of the bill. a few seconds of warning could give people extra time to take cover before an earthquake hits. >> major change is coming to the golden gate bridge this week, with a transition to electronic toll collecting. initially, the checkers will still be in the fast fast track but when the system is fully tested, cab will no longer be accepted. the golden gate bridge authority hopes to have the system up and running in early february. e-toll is projected to save $19 million over eight years and will be the first bridge in california to convert to all ele
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
and strengthening border security. tomorrow, president obama heads to las vegas with his own immigration reform plans. >> watch for surprises if you are sharing video on twitter. >> investors are watching apple again this morning. we will check now with jane king at the new york stock exchange. gin? >> hello, apple is a bit higher but there was drama the last minute of trading on friday with a sharp drop in the stock, and $800,000 worth of -- rather, shares worth $300 million sold in the last minute of trading. so, quote a day for apple. we are seeing 1.5 percent gain. also, investors are waiting to hear from the c.e.o. of yahoo with their stock up 30 percent. this is no comprehensive strategy but investors are liking what she is doing. the markets show quiet, and a stealthy rally, but we have not noticed because we have had minor gains here and there but the dow is almost at 14,000, and the silicon valley index is trading up half a percent. and facebook could owe you money because of a class action lawsuit if it used your story. if you have received a legal notice of class-action lawsuit, you
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 1:40am PST
this morning toward immigration reform. a bipartisan group from the house is working on legislation similar to proposals by senate negotiators and president obama. the groundbreaking measure could be unveiled within days. president obama says he would like the whole process wrapped up in six months. >> it has been too long since we reformed the system. and we are starting to see a bipartisan consensus build around this. >> florida republican lawmaker mario diaz-ballard said he felt a huge sea change on the issue from both parties. certainly -- we talked about this all week, changing demographics in the country made this possible. they're going to get something done. certainly see action more easily and quickly on this than you will on gun control. that's for sure. >> of course, because it's the latino voting bloc. everyone came out in droves. if you are the republican party you have got to be concerned about that. you have to somehow change your message to attract that group of voters. the message before the election was, you know, let's shore up our borders. let's not worry about, immigrat
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
in terms of their agenda. >> and president obama will be in las vegas tomorrow and despite reaction to the bipartisan deal in the senate, immigration reform is expected to face a tougher battle in the house in san jose, david louie abc 7 news. >> we have breaking news in orange county. a doctor has been shot and killed in newport beach this, happened inside of a medical facility. it appears the doctor was targeted. police say they have the gunman under arrest. police in santa maria have detained two band members and owners of the nightclub with a fire broke out over the weekend, killing 231 people yesterday. investigators sate fire was started by pyrotech necks -- nicks on stage at the kiss nightclub. most victims were students from a nearby university. funerals began today. >> a report is raising questions into the 1996 jonbenet ramsey murder case. a grand jury believes there was enough evidence to indict the pairnlts for child abuse resulting in death. dan a brams is he says he believes hunter did the right thing. >> this could wo have put so much machine on alex hunter in late 90
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Jan 29, 2013 5:00am PST
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Jan 26, 2013 8:00am PST
, in the first weekly address of his new term, president obama is praising two of his nominees. president obama says mary jo white is the right choice for the securities and exchange commission who can reform wall street and richard cordray will be a clam for american consumers. >> as president, my top priority is syma tell, do everything in my power to fight for middle class families and give every american the tools they need to reach the middle class. >> on the republican side, south dakota senator thune, is calling for the senate to address out of control spending to avoid another credit rating downgrade. >> young people are among the most likely to text while driving, a habit law enforcement is trying to break. officers went to a south bay college campus yesterday with a novel approach. our business and technology reporter shows us what that approach is. >> it takes technology to demonstrate how dangerous technology is. ryan got into this similarity to learn a lesson about texting while driving which he admits he z. >> it is the grace of god i have not been in an accident while driving and
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
in the u.s. president obama, meanwhile, unveils his own immigration reform plan tomorrow. and there is expected to be a lot of common ground here. >>> this morning, authorities investigating that horrific nightclub fire in brazil said as many as 2,000 people were packed in that club when the fire started. at least 230 of them died, after being overcome with smoke after the band with flares set the soundproofing on fire. there was only one exit. witnesses say the security guards tried to block people from leaving, at first thinking they were skipping out on their bar tabs. >>> the alleged mastermind of the september 11th attacks, khalid sheikh mohammed will be among five terror defendants in a guantanamo bay courtroom. it's the beginning of pretrial hearings. all five defendants face the death penalty if convicted. >>> a nationwide manhunt is under way for the man you see in gray. u.s. marshals say he's a dangerous career criminal. but, look at this. he just walks out of prison. he convinced an inmate who was about to be freed to switch wristbands with him and walked out o
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm PST
to reduce pilot fatigue. >> president obama said there is progress on capitol hill to tackle the complicated issue of immigration ryeñ4?q forms -- reforms. >> yesterday, a bipartisan group of senators announced their principals fr comprehensive immigration reform chr in line with principals i've campaigned on. >> the president made the comments in front of a large rally in las vegas this morning. he says is he seeking to win for change that's will give estimated 11 million illegal immigrants a chance at becoming american citizens. >> a soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing says he has big plans. a 26-year-old wheeled himself into a news conference today at johns hopkins hospital. he's the first recent series member to survive the loss. he showed off his new arms today with the surgeons. the surge heens were stand big his side. >> i used to love to drive. it was a lot of fun for me. i am looking forward to becoming an athlete again. one goal is to enter a marathon. >> he received the transplants and bone marrow. it's a message shown to redus td the need for antirejection dru
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
, next day, insane and evil. >> 10 bills have been introduced in california. >> president obama laid out plans today to get americans 11 million undocumented immigrants on a path to citizenship. he held a rally in las vegas to call attention to his reform package. and says there is support to act on the proposal to allow those entering illegal a shot at becoming citizens. >> process it's clouds passing a background keck, paying taxes, a penalty, learning english, and then going to the back of the line. behind all folks who are trying to come here legally. >> this declaration was received warmly by immigration rights activists who have been waiting for the obama administration to take action n on the issue. the november election may have been key to moving forward. hispanics supported the president by a two to one margin. >> want to continue being part of the political process and want to win the white house back they need to make changes in terms of their agenda. >> republicans insist tighter border security must happen before movement on citizenship. >> coming up next, a sea change. >>
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am PST
him about the new kind of politics, the obama of 2008 and where that had gone, and he mentioned two things that have been a real challenge, one was institutional reforms, specific references to the filibuster and, secondly, the media environment, the world in which we live where we only really listen to the people that we agree with, msnbcs or foxes of the world and there's a sense of -- >> sarah palin even said something, and she did not specifically talk about fox, is that we're preaching to the choir is what she said. >> amen. >> i think there's a growing sense that there's a need for a media -- for media outlets and opportunities that are not necessarily centrist but have different perspectives to make it easy for us to hear people who we disagree with and actually engage on the merits and not recycling old ideas. >> there's a specific problem, as well, in that we have all trained ourselves or many of us have trained ourselves to go directly past anyone's argument to their motivations and that actually is what you hear a lot on the more partisan media networks. you don't actuall
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am PST
and immigration. immigration reform is something president bush tried and failed to do. congress hasn't touched gun control in nearly 20 years. but president obama told univision news anchor maria salinas, he thinks he can do both of them at the same time. >> i'm actually optimistic that we can get both done. both will end up generating opposition. >> reporter: on immigration, there's opposites, including marco rubio, who appear ready to work with the president. the president told univision that he's already taken steps to secure the border. >> we don't want to create some vague prospect in the future that somehow a comprehensive immigration reform, that includes a pathway to citizenship, will happen. >> reporter: the president acknowledged that gun control will be more difficult than immigration. but on wednesday, an impassioned gabby giffords helped him make the case, speaking before congress for the first time since a bullet shattered her skull two years ago. >> it will be hard. but the time is now. you must act. >> reporter: also testifying was the nra's wayne lapierre, who argued against n
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